RPC VII.2, 1394

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1394
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Tullius Menophilus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Dating AD 238–41
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ(WΝΙΟⳞ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥ(Γ)
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Sarapis, draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΜΗΝΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design Nike advancing l., holding wreath and palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.94 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1142
Specimens 10
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18276997, Löbb. AMNG 1142/1
2     Bucharest cast in BBAW = L. Ruzicka, Inedita aus Moesia inferior, NZ 50 (1917), 1142a, pl. 29 rev.
3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
4     C. Rhodes coll.
5     Cast in BBAW = Jakuntschikov coll.
6     CGT coll.
7     CGT coll.
8     Pfeiffer 678, 20
9     Roma Numismatics EA 45, 5 May 2018, lot 442 = Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4180
10     Schulten, 1 Apr. 1987, lot 958